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|Alicia Torregrosa |
|Project Skills: ||Hazards - mapping dynamic riparian and coastal systems|
| Ecosystem Science - ecossytem models to guide land management activities|
| Water Science - watershed analysis|
| Climate Change - thermochron network design and implementation|
| Land Use/Land Cover Studies - deriving metrics to quantify secondary effects from human footprint|
| Tools and Techniques - geospatial statistics, knowledge management systems, collaborative decision support,|
| GIS - mapping, analysis, and web server|
| Remote Sensing - land cover classification, deriving phenolgical metrics,|
| Additional Language Fluency - French and Spanish|
|Other Interests/Skills: ||Transdisciplinary science, epistemology, science as art..|
|Geographic Regions: ||San Francisco Bay Area, Sierra Nevada Mountains, Great Basin, Pacific coastal margin..|
|Current/Recent Projects: ||Resource Management Assessment and Tools (9848 CAF) Objective: Develop analytical methods to expand the use of existing and future remote sensing data to accurately measure and map the land-cover attributes needed by resource managers.|
Great Basin Multi-disciplinary Information for Adaptive Management (9183BOX) Objective: Derive and investigate the use of phenological metrics as landscape indicators of ecosystem function. Participate in interdisciplinary team effort to understand the ecological relationships and stressors in the Owyhee Plateau.
Integrated Landscape Monitoring, Great Basin and Puget Sound Pilots (9861CV0 and 9861CXA) Objective: Develop conceptual models and knowledge management systems to guide indicator development and monitoring strategies.
|Collaborations: ||National Park Service, San Francisco and Klamath Networks, Inventory and Monitoring Program: analyzing and synthesizing vital signs indicator data.|
Southern Nevada Agency Partnership: geospatial infrastructure review -policy and implementation. Bureau of Land Mangement, California and Nevada State and Field Offices: Greater Sage Grouse knowledge management pilot.
US Forest Service and NatureServe: biodiversity land use planning software design.
US Fish and Wildlife Service: awarded Certificate of Merit (1997) for work on habitat conservation planning for old growth forest species.
|Recent Publications: ||MacMillan, R.A., Torregrosa, A., Moon D., Coupe R., and Phillips, N., 2008, Automated Predictive Mapping of Ecological Entities, in Geomorphology: Concepts, Software, Applications, Developments in Soil Science Vol 33, eds. Hengl, T. and Reuter, H.I., Elsevier, 796 pp.|
Torregrosa, A and N. Devoe. 2008. Urbanization and changing land use in the Great Basin. in Chambers, Jeanne C.; Devoe, Nora; Evenden, Angela, eds. Collaborative management and research in the Great Basinexamining the issues and developing a framework for action. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-204. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 66 p.
|Academic Background: ||San Francisco State University, MA, Ecology and Systematics 2000.|
University of California, Berkeley, BA, Biology with Field Ecology Emphasis, 1978.